What are Cookies?
Cookies are very small text files stored on your hard drive. They uniquely identify your computer and allow us to store information about your session on our website, improve website security and help us to customise your website experience. A unique user identity is created which ensures that you are not required to re-enter login details as you move throughout the website if logged in as a customer.
Cookies are used to assist us in making our website work more efficiently. We use them to remember your preferences, for example; billing country, delivery country and if VAT is to be applied to your order. When you leave the site and come back to us this information can be reloaded from your computer thereby generally improving your user experience.
What types of Cookies are used on www.otcs.ie?
(i) Strictly Necessary Cookies
These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around otcs.ie and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.
(ii) Performance Cookies
These Cookies collect information about how visitors use otcs.ie, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how otcs.ie works.
(iii) Functionality Cookies
These Cookies allow otcs.ie to remember choices you make (such as your billing country, delivery country for orders) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, applying VAT in your cart.
(iv) Targeting/Advertising Cookies
otcs.ie do not use these cookies in any part of our website.
List of Cookies Used on www.otcs.ie
The PHPSESSID cookies are created/sent when a user 'session' is created. When you enter the site for the first time you are assigned a PHPSESSID cookie.
This session cookie has a timeout that expires if there has been no activity between your computer and our website in excess of one hour. This cookie is reset if you complete an order on otcs.ie.
For more detailed information on cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.